Development of mental health first aid guidelines for deliberate non-suicidal self-injury: A Delphi study
- Relationship between service ecology, special observation and self-harm during acute in-patient care: City-128 study. Bowers, Len; Whittington, Richard; Nolan, Peter; Parkin, David; Curtis, Sarah; Bhui, Kamaldeep; Hackney, Diane; Allan, Teresa; Simpson, Alan // British Journal of Psychiatry;Nov2008, Vol. 193 Issue 5, p395
Background Special observation (the allocation of nurses to watch over nominated patients) is one means by which psychiatric services endeavour to keep in-patients safe from harm. The practice is both contentious and of unknown efficacy. Aims To assess the relationship between special...
- Scratching the surface. Wadman, Sofia // Mental Health Practice;May2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p18
The article provides information on the proposed project of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) to Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) to addressed the increasing number of self harm incidents. The project was to create a booklet that contains the myths surrounding self harm and...
- Self-Mutilation, Obsessionality and Narcissism. Gardner, A. R.; Gardner, A. J. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug75, Vol. 127, p127
The article presents a controlled study that describes the non-psychotic female habitual self-cutters. In this study, an habitual self-cutter is defined as a patient who has cut herself with a sharp object on at least two separate occasions. The result of the evaluation of these patients, using...
- Personal View. Day, George // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/28/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6413, p321
Presents the view of the author on psychiatric first aid in Great Britain. Points on the need to establish psychiatric first aid along with first aid for the physically injured; Advantages of physical first aid; Importance of psychiatric first aid.
- Self-harm. Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard;5/23/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p58
A quiz on self harm is presented.
- The Unkindest Cut. Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Current Health 2;Jan2008, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p26
The article provides information on self-harm or self-injury.
- Development of mental health first aid guidelines for suicidal ideation and behaviour: A Delphi study. Kelly, Claire M.; Jorm, Anthony F.; Kitchener, Betty A.; Langlands, Robyn L. // BMC Psychiatry;2008, Vol. 8, Special section p1
Background: Suicide is a statistically rare event, but devastating to those left behind and one of the worst possible outcomes associated with mental illness. Although a friend, family member or co-worker may be the first person to notice that a person is highly distressed, few have the...
- Re-development of mental health first aid guidelines for non-suicidal self-injury: A Delphi study. Ross, Anna; Kelly, Claire; Jorm, Anthony // BMC Psychiatry;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p120
Background Up to 12% of Australian adults and almost one in five adolescents are estimated to have engaged in non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) at some time in their life. Friends and family are most likely to notice signs of NSSI, but may be unsure how to intervene. Mental health first aid...
- EARLY WARNING SYSTEM. // Community Care;10/9/2003, Issue 1493, p34
Provides information on a project in Shetland, Scotland which trains health care and social work professionals to detect symptoms of mental health problems, as of October 9, 2003. Difference of the training from physical first aid; Increase in suicide rate in Scotland; Remarks from...